See you in


Dear ASBAQ Members,

I hope this message finds you well and in high spirits. We are excited to invite you to ASBAQ 2024: Keeping it Real, which will be held at the Gold Coast Convention & Exhibition Centre in Broadbeach, Australia.

This year's conference is focused on providing an unparalleled platform for professional development, networking, and growth, specifically tailored to ASBAQian members. In today's world, authenticity and integrity are more critical than ever, and ASBAQ 2024 will equip you with the tools and insights to maintain the highest standards in your role as a school manager and leader.

Building on the success of previous conference themes such as "Finding the Balance," "Fresh Perspectives," "Delivering the Message," and "Chart Your Course," ASBAQ 2024 will help you navigate the challenging terrain of modern leadership. You'll learn how to balance financial efficiency with ethical principles, maintain your authenticity in a world of fake news and social media personas, and work more efficiently and effectively while remaining true to your values.

Conference Highlights:

  • In-depth Workshops: ASBAQ 2024 will feature a series of practical workshops and sessions on a variety of topics, including management skills, the latest trends and tools, and financial efficiency. You'll also have the opportunity to learn from experts on how to navigate your way through a world of misinformation and distraction.
  • Keynote Speakers: We have invited renowned experts and thought leaders to share their insights, experiences, and strategies for success in the field of leadership and management. You'll gain valuable insights you can take back to personal and professional lives.
  • Networking Opportunities: ASBAQ 2024 is a great opportunity to connect with professionals, suppliers, and fellow ASBAQians. Share experiences, build relationships, learn from others who share your passion, and gain insights from our collective experience.
  • Experience the Gold Coast: The Gold Coast offers a stunning backdrop of sun, sea, and sand that is sure to inspire and rejuvenate you. Take advantage of the opportunity to experience the best of what the Gold Coast has to offer and enjoy a real and genuine respite from the pressures you face daily.

We invite you to join us on the Gold Coast for ASBAQ 2024: Keeping it Real. We are confident that this conference will be a remarkable and unique experience, and we look forward to seeing you there.


Stephen Cooke

Mark McFie

Conference Co-Chair

Mark Corgat

Mark Corgat

Conference Co-Chair


ASBAQ aims to promote and advance the personal development and ethical standards of those responsible for school business administration through the provision of professional development opportunities and the maintenance of effective relationships with kindred organisations. The Association also aims to develop efficiency in the administration of educational establishments by identifying and addressing national issues, which may impact on business operations of schools.

ASBAQ 2024 Organising Committee

  • Mark McFie

    John Paul College, President ASBAQ and Conference Co-Chair

  • Toni Williams

    St Margaret’s and St Aidan’s Anglican Girls’ Schools

  • Mark Corgat

    Brisbane Grammar School and Conference Co-Chair

  • Elizabeth Stannard

    Anglican Church Grammar School

  • Bronwyn Wearne

    Hillbrook Anglican School

Why Sponsor and/or Exhibit at ASBAQ 2024?

Conference delegates are keen to improve their knowledge. Aligning your company with this powerful educational experience demonstrates your commitment to assisting delegate development. Your company’s involvement, commitment and support for ASBAQ 2024 will be widely acknowledged leading up to and during the Conference. Your company will benefit significantly from exposure to an interested, relevant and influential audience in an informal yet informative environment away from the competition of everyday distractions.